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How to properly assess structural wind damage

Properly assessing wind damage can identify vulnerabilities in a building's design or construction, which could lead to future damage or loss, writes Matt Wagner, SE, Principal and Managing Director with Walter P Moore.

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Building Owners

Oct 27, 2014

Davis, Calif., latest city to join race to develop 'innovation hubs'

The city plans to develop two "innovation centers" with a total of seven million sf of commercial space geared for local research and technology companies.

Oct 27, 2014

Report estimates 1.2 million people experience LEED-certified retail centers daily

The "LEED In Motion: Retail" report includes USGBC’s conceptualization of the future of retail, emphasizing the economic and social benefit of green building for retailers of all sizes and types.

Oct 27, 2014

Top 10 green building products for 2015

Among the breakthrough products to make BuildingGreen's annual Top-10 Green Building Products list are halogen-free polyiso insulation and a high-flow-rate biofiltration system.

Oct 27, 2014

Studio Gang Architects designs residential tower with exoskeleton-like exterior for Miami

Jeanne Gang's design reinvents the Florida room with shaded, asymmetrical balconies.

Oct 26, 2014

New York initiates design competition for upgrading LaGuardia, Kennedy airports

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said that the state would open design competitions to fix and upgrade New York City’s aging airports. But financing construction is still unsettled.

Oct 26, 2014

Study asks: Do green schools improve student performance?

A study by DLR Group and Colorado State University attempts to quantify the student performance benefits of green schools.

Williams Scotsman | Oct 24, 2014

Infographic: 5 key considerations for securing modular workspace

Keep these five considerations in mind for your next project that may benefit from modular space. SPONSORED CONTENT 
Oct 24, 2014

Herzog & de Meuron reveals plans for redesign of Roche pharmaceutical campus in Germany

The project includes the addition of a 205-meter-high tower and research center, as well as the renovation of an historic office building designed by Swiss architect Otto R. Salvisber.

Oct 23, 2014

From slots to public safety: Abandoned Detroit casino transformed into LEED-certified public safety headquarters

First constructed as an office for the Internal Revenue Service, the city's new public safety headquarters had more recently served as a temporary home for the MGM Casino. SPONSORED CONTENT

Oct 23, 2014

Santiago Calatrava-designed church breaks ground in Lower Manhattan

Saturday marked the public "ground blessing" ceremony for the Saint Nicholas National Shrine, the Greek Orthodox Church destroyed on 9/11 by the collapse of the World Trade Center towers. 

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